Singapore 101

  Hello. Welcome to tiny red lil’ dot country called Singapore. Singapore is a truly diverse destination for any visitor to experience. Combining the skyscrapers and subways of a modern, affluent city with a medley of Chinese, Malay and Indian influences and a tropical climate, with mouthwatering food, various shopping avenues and a vibrant night-life scene,…

Rani goes 48 hours in Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia

Witness the magnificent spectacles of Candi Borobudur and Candi Prambanan, the icons of Indonesia’s cultural heritage. Explore the amazing Keraton and Taman Sari, the residences and ultimate getaway place for the Sultan and his entourage. I recommend you to read INDONESIA 101 page to familiarize yourself with the country, transport info, and other cultural things to note…

Rani goes 48 hours in Kaohsiung & Taipei, Taiwan

Be charmed with the artsy, quaint Kaohsiung city before spicing up your palette with incredible Taiwanese dishes in Taipei, the city of food galore. The city embeds heritage of old laneways, glimmering lights of modern towers, untouched nature, and a quivering buzzing nightlife. 你好 Nĭ Hăo! Taiwan places a special memory in my heart personally: the warm hospitality…

Rani goes 48 hours in Kamakura & Enoshima; Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

Kamakura being the capital zen of temples and shrines; transport yourself to a romantic picturesque Enoshima Island, which offers the breath-taking perfect triangle sights of Mount Fuji overlooking the vast coast, and settle in the combination of historical & modern port town of Yokohama with its own Chinatown. Konnichiwa! Today, I’ll take you to explore the…

Ave goes 48 hours in Bucharest & Brasov, Romania

My short visit to Romania was like a whirlwind but a very good one – short and sweet. One, because I didn’t get the right combination of flights (my mistake!) and two, because I didn’t realize how massively attractive and less touristy Bucharest is (my other mistake!). Three, the other Transylvanian cities of Romania also try…

Rani goes 48 hours in Lake Toba & Samosir Island, Sumatra Utara, Indonesia

Mystical serene lake, the largest volcanic lake in the world, much loved for its pristine scenery and peaceful nature to unwind and relax. You can chill by the calm lakeside or even swim in the pleasant, mineral rich fresh waters. The lake is enclosed by Samosir Island – peaceful island bigger than the size of Singapore.…

Ave goes 48 Hours in Stockholm, Sweden

  Good to finally see this place! My first impression of Stockholm was…calm. It has wide beautiful harbour, relaxing parks, cobbled-stone alleys, interesting museums and its must-have traditional cuisine Meatballs for the People. I found this city perfect for a city-break destination, especially for those who would like to escape the manic lifestyle of large and busy…

Rani goes 48 hours in Đà Lạt, Vietnam

There is a mystifying tranquility about Đà Lạt, the golden child of Southern Vietnam.  An exodus from a chaotic and hustle bustle of life, breathe the fresh air and be blown away with its magnificent nature. The city of romance, the mini ‘Paris of Vietnam’… Xin chào! Let’s explore the beautiful Da Lat, first discovered by…